Former NHL referee Kerry Fraser thinks the Blackhawks' Michal Handzus and Andrew Shaw were guilty of embellishment during Chicago's 4-3 triple-overtime triumph over the Boston Bruins in the first game of the Stanley Cup championship series on Wednesday night.
Chicago coach Joel Quenneville doesn't think the Blackhawks would have a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference final over the Los Angeles Kings right now were it not for contributions from second-line center Michal Handzus.
Michal Handzus is in the midst of a five-game point streak and has jumped up to center the Chicago Blackhawks' second line.
Michal Handzus is projected to center the Blackhawks' second line on Saturday.
Michal Handzus is expected to play in Game 3 Monday night versus Detroit despite sitting some practices.
Michal Handzus and Johnny Oduya were not at practice with the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday.
Michal Handzus drew an assist on the Blackhawks only goal Saturday.
Michal Handzus will play on Saturday despite missing Friday's practice.
Michal Handzus may be dealing with a sore back.
Michal Handzus didn't participate in Chicago's practice on Friday.
Michal Handzus will play in Wednesday's Game 1 despite not practicing with the team this week.
Michal Handzus has played very well as the Blackhawks second line center in the first two games of the playoffs.
Michal Handzus will open the postseason as Chicago's second-line center.
Michal Handzus recorded three assists on Wednesday.